Angela Crawley MP for Lanark and Hamilton East has called for an end to the cap on working age benefits. Backing the Poverty Alliance campaign, Ms Crawley has attacked the decision by Theresa May’s government to freeze the majority of benefits eligible for people of working age until the end of the current UK Parliament. … Read moreAngela backs calls to scrap benefits freeze.
Congratulations to all of our school pupils receiving exam results this week, especially to all those who have gained a place at university. A record number of Scottish pupils will be going to university straight from school – more than 28,700 according to UCAS. This also includes a 13 per cent increase in placed applicants … Read moreColumn: Education and a thriving town centre.
The Scottish National Party has welcomed the Supreme Court ruling that employment tribunal fees, introduced by the Tory-Lib Dem government in 2013, are unlawful. SNP MPs strongly opposed the introduction of fees at Westminster, and the SNP committed to abolish them in Scotland when the administration of employment tribunals is transferred to the Scottish Government later … Read moreAngela welcomes tribunal fees judgement
Angela Crawley MP for Lanark and Hamilton East has criticised the BBC’s gender disparity in its recent release of salaries. Last week the BBC made public the pay of stars earning more than £150,000 – more than two thirds of whom are male. This is the first time the BBC has ever publicly released such … Read moreGender Pay Gap at the BBC
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley will be visiting residents across the constituency during her week-long Summer Surgery Tour which begins on Monday 24 July. The tour, which takes place during the UK Parliament summer recess, has been set up to allow residents of Uddingston, Quarter, Braidwood, Kirkfieldbank, Carnwath, Carstairs, Tarbrax, Forth, Netherburn and … Read moreSummer Surgery Tour
Angela Crawley MP for Lanark and Hamilton East has challenged the UK Government over its record on food banks following a report that food bank use reached a new record high in 2016/17, with over 1.18 million three-day emergency food supplies given out in the past year across the country. The report, jointly published by … Read moreAngela challenges Government record on food banks
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley this week backed a new rent-to-own scheme piloted by Lanarkshire Credit Union. Rent-to-own requires a consumer to pay a small amount each week, spread over a few years, and at the end of the payment period own the item. The current market is said to exploit low paid … Read moreAngela backs Credit Union furnishing scheme
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley will host a social security advice event at the Larkhall & District Volunteer Group on 14 July between 10am and 12noon. In preparation for the roll out of Universal Credit, and to assist constituents with the ongoing welfare reforms, Angela has teamed up with the Citizens Advice Bureau … Read moreAngela to host social security advice event
Lanark and Hamilton East MP Angela Crawley has today (Friday, June 30) lodged an objection to the proposed waste processing plant at Whistleberry Road, Hamilton. The local MP cited the proximity to a residential site, the detrimental impact to the local community and the potential adverse effect of historical sites nearby, as reasons for her … Read moreAngela lodges objection to waste plant.
Earlier this month I held the Lanark and Hamilton East seat in the General Election. I am always humbled and grateful for the privilege and responsibility to uphold this office. I am proud to say it was the fourth election in two years that the SNP has won in my constituency. I was first elected … Read moreThe SNP is alive and well in Lanark and Hamilton East